The 15th Annual Rocky Mountain Cluster Dog Show, Feburary 12-15, is an opportunity to admire canine grace and agility -- and even the showiest showdog's capacity for unpretentious butt-sniffing. Only dogs entered in the show are allowed, but humans can take in the judging rounds, the agility and obedience contests, rally rings, and even the behind-the-scenes grooming secrets, as well as many, many vendors of doggy vitamins, couture and bling.
One particular highlight that sets this gathering apart from snobbier dog shows: A parade of rescue mutts Saturday at noon in the Center Ring. And you thought only purebreds could be the top of their class. Click here for more details.